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Insights into Cancer: Leukemia Treatment in 2018 **CANCELLED**

***IMPORTANT NOTE*** Due to speaker illness, the January Insights into Cancer seminar has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience, and no new date has been scheduled as this time.

Once a month, the Simms/Mann–UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology presents Insights Into Cancer, a free public lecture series for cancer patients, their families and the community. Each lecture features a leading professional who provides up-to-date information, practical advice and answers to cancer-related questions.

January 9, 2018

Leukemia treatment in 2018

UCLA Assistant Professor of Medicine and medical oncologist Sarah Larson, M.D., discusses the different types of leukemia, standard treatment approaches, and the expanding novel therapeutics for this disease. Leukemia research is rapidly evolving as we learn more about the biology of each type of leukemia. Several new, exciting therapies currently in clinical trials are highlighted. In memory of Dr. Murray A. Geisler, who passed away from Acute Myelogenous Leukemia in 1985, and who was treated by a dedicated team at UCLA.

6:45 – 7:00: Arrival & Refreshments
7:00 – 7:15: Anne Coscarelli, Ph.D, Introduction to Center
7:15 – 7:20: Anne Coscarelli, Ph.D., Speaker Introduction
7:20 – 8:55: Speaker Presentation, Q&A
8:55 – 9:00: Closing

Insights Into Cancer lectures are held in the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Auditorium, B Level, Room B130, 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095.

UCLA parking is $12 and is wheelchair accessible. Attendees can park in the medical plaza, or take advantage of the valet parking at the front of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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